‘It’s difficult to predict what the future holds’


AVICENNA CHIEF HITS OUT AT COMMUNITY PHARMACIES AT VIETNAM CONFERENCE by NEIL TRAINIS SALIM JETHA, the chief executive of Avicenna, opened the company’s international conference in Vietnam with criticism of community phar­macy’s leadership by suggesting it has been slow to react to changes in the NHS compared with general practice. As the NHS reforms gather pace and community pharmacies continue to struggle against all manner of pressures including government funding cuts, which are still being battled on the legal front by the PSNC and National Pharmacy Association (NPA), Jetha took the opportunity to express his disappointment at pharmacy’s reaction to ministers’…

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